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Kaggle for Data-Driven Investors

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Did you know that data science can be used to help whale conservation? With several species experiencing sharply declining numbers – and some even nearing extinction like the vaquita porpoise - imaging technology is being...
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Santa rally for Cryptos as Stocks go into a free fall

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The year is winding down to an eventful end as divergence takes shapes in different sectors of the financial markets. Cryptos saw first weekly gains in a while & gave something to cheer about...
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Ethereum & Tron upgrades didn’t move the Cryptos

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It has been an impressive run for the U.S stocks for the past nine weeks ever since the recent market bottom on the Christmas eve last year. Although Dow snapped the nine week winning...
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All about Optherium – A highly scalable & Multi decentralized BaaS Platform

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Before you get confused let me clarify the term BaaS - Blockchain as a Service. It is pretty similar to the well-known & prevalent SaaS, PaaS & IaaS models. Similar to these models BaaS...
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A Global Channel for Digital Securities

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Tokenized securities were a disaster in 2018. Investors didn’t want them, regulators didn’t like them, and issuers used them to offer scammy small-caps. All of those things need to change before we can use...
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Startups and Investors Seek the Right Fit

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Raising capital in developing markets can be difficult, but what must entrepreneurs know and do to increase deal flow and improve scalability and growth for pre- and post-revenue companies? John Armah has experience with the subject...
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Decentralized Finance (DeFi) is the future of Borrowing & Lending

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We have seen a major theme emerge almost every year in Cryptoverse which defined the path of the DLT movement going forward. Started off with a craze for smart contracts when Ethereum launched in...
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Which valuation indicator to use – let the data decide

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Summary There are many valuation indicators available to value stocks Different indicators give widely differing valuation numbers making it difficult for investors to come to a conclusion The best way to decide is ironically...
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So A VC Passed On You? 4 Ways To Turn The As*Hole Into An...

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At Tau Ventures we get 4-5 pitches a day, almost a 1000 a year, and end up investing in 3-4.  A few companies don’t get our attention because the idea is terrible or there...
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All Things Cryptos.Forex.Stocks — 06/29/2018

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It's that time of the week when I look at the all my notes of the past week & try to make sense of it all and more importantly make sense of it for...
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What’s Striking About The Lightning Network?

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“You can think of the Bitcoin blockchain like a road, and a lot of cars want to get on the road. Right now, there’s a lot of traffic.” Elizabeth Stark, CEO and co-founder of...
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A Failing Startup? 5 Best Practices

We often talk about what to do for your startup to succeed. But what to do when you have to call it a day? This post is focused on 5 best practices for winding...
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So You Want To Invest In Startups? 5 Ways Other Than Being A Full-Time...

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Ever considered investing in startups but don’t want to be a full-time VC? There are other paths and this post will touch on the five main ones. 0) Definitions -- Before a deeper discussion we...
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Business Partnerships: Their Importance for Expanding Overseas

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With China and other Far East countries growing into strong business hubs, any serious entrepreneur must be thinking of expanding his business into that prime region. The European Union, on the other hand, has...
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Peloton IPO: Some factors investors should consider

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In late August, connected bike and treadmill company Peloton - described as the “Netflix of exercise” - filed paperwork to go public. Their business model is based on a combination of hardware sales and ongoing...
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Stocks rebound revives hope but Cryptos struggle…

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Some sort of sanity returned to volatility driven U.S stocks in the past week with the traders seeing the calmest period for the benchmark S&P 500 in three months, which did not post a move...
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Forex trading – understanding the basics before you start

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    Forex trading is all about buying and selling currencies on the foreign exchange (forex) and hopefully making a profit along the way. There are two major benefits of forex trading; you don't need to...
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What is Shrinkflation & its economic impact

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Most of us are familiar with the concept of inflation - it is a quantitative measure of the increase in the price of a basket of goods in a given economy. Inflation is measured...
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How are Robo-Advisors Changing the Finance Industry?

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The Terminator. Blade Runner. Transformers. The sci-fi genre is replete with the notion that robots will “take over the world”. But that’s just in the movies of course, it could never happen in real...
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Will Apple Be the New Netflix?

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Potentially. The company, however, will definitely be playing with the big boys. Many had to see this one coming given the technological trend we’re seeing: we’re no longer living on a device-focused basis even though...